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Ex-nazi Officer Arrested in Germany; Boasted He Personally Gassed Jews

Werner Teichert, a 43-year-old former SS Major, was under arrest here today on charges of libel and public condonation of Nazi crimes.

He was arrested after insulting guests in a Darmstadt hotel by singing Nazi songs and claiming he had personally gassed Jews. In April 1960 he was sentenced to six months in prison for a similar offense. A non-commissioned officer of the West German army, whose name was not given, was arrested with Teichert at the hotel.